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by Rockster
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Where to Find Outworld containers
Replies: 13
Views: 4290

Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

I buy the critter containers at pet stores they have 3 sizes, I have a cnc router so I make tops for them out off acrylic, it's 2 pcs the top that I glue to the critter box and a lid, I found a synthetic mesh that I just lay across tth top then close the lid over it I use magnets to keep it secure, ...
by Rockster
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73547

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

half a cotton ball is all I use for water tube
by Rockster
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73547

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Hello all, my cork head queen and 8 nanaitics, eggs, larva are in the test tube, I attached an AC portal to make feeding easier, I also attached another water tube, their tube has run dry, but they wont move out to the other tube with water in it, they all seem fine, are eating fine, should I worry ...
by Rockster
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73547

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Just as an fyi, Ghost ants are to small for an AC portal, as I found out the hard way this morning, even harder, catching the escapees :o however I managed to get all but a few. So connected to a mini formicarium, they all moved in within an hour, probably 30 to 40 workers and the family, now to get...
by Rockster
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73547

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Hello everyone, I am new to ants, and quickly becoming addicted :shock: I have 4 AC formicariums, 6 mini AC formicariums, and 6 AC test tube portals, I make my own out worlds. My biggest issue has been patience. I have 3 pyramid queens, 1 camponotus, 1 trap jaw, 1 Big headed, 1 cork head, and 1 ghos...
by Rockster
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: trap jaw queen died
Replies: 1
Views: 883

trap jaw queen died

I had my trap jaw queen in a container with an open top, test tube buried in sand, went away for the weekend and come back to black crazy ants swarmed in the container, trap jaw queen dead. :( So I followed the tracks and found their queen and today Im going to capture her and the brood, they are ne...
by Rockster
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: hello from Florida
Replies: 1
Views: 2050

hello from Florida

Hello all! Just getting into ant keeping, and seeing as I don't watch tv, ever, This is a great form of entertainment as well as a form of meditation for me. I have 3 pyramid queens, and a trap jaw so far...
by Rockster
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: test tube cotton turning pink
Replies: 1
Views: 140

test tube cotton turning pink

Hello, I recently acquired my first queens, 3 pyramid and 1 Trap jaw, the trap jaw is in a container with the test tube buried in sand with just a little of the top exposed so I can peek in, and covered with black paper to keep it dark, she seems to be doing well, I have placed cut up super worms in...